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Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Prague expects to renew its lease on 14 Swedish fighter jets beyond 2015, outgoing Czech prime minister Jiri Rusnok said Monday. “The negotiations are at an advanced stage. The ball is actually in our court. The Swedes are awaiting our […]


Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

The interim Czech government said it plans to renew its lease of JAS Gripen fighter jets, while a parliamentary committee in Switzerland said yes to a proposed 23 billion kronor ($3.5 billion) purchase of the Swedish-made warplanes. Following two days […]


Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for reserve materiel regarding Gripen for the years 2014–2016. The order’s total value amounts to approximately MSEK 184. This order for the three-year period […]


Three Gripen Fighter Aircraft Delivered to Thailand

Three Gripen Fighter Aircraft Delivered to Thailand

After a long delivery flight from Sweden, FMV has now delivered the seventh, eighth and ninth JAS 39 Gripen aircrafts to the Royal Thai Air Force. The entire order consists of twelve planes. On behalf of the Defence Export Agency […]


Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Defence and security company Saab has taken the strategic decision to find Swiss companies to develop, produce and assemble major components of the Gripen E aircraft, including the rear fuselage. More than 35 per cent of the work will be […]


Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

The Swedish Defence Material Administration signed a contract with Diehl Defence to deliver IRIS-T SLS surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems for the country’s armed forces. The new units comprising the IRIS-T missile, missile launching station and fire control system are to […]


Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

The decision by the upper chamber of the Swiss parliament not to release funds for the purchase of new JAS Gripen fighter jets from Sweden has renewed doubt about the deal. On Tuesday, the upper house the Council of States […]


Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria delivered the first Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This was the first delivery of altogether 113 Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces, based on the agreement signed with […]


Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Sweden exported 30 percent less weapons in 2012 compared with the record high amount of 2011, show new figures from the National Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls. The countries that buy the most Swedish weapons are India, Saudi Arabia, […]


 
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